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June wrap-up: Public output by TASA members

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Julie Lawson, Jago Dodson, Kathleen Flanagan, Keith Jacobs, Laurence Troy, Ryan van den Nouwelant (June 26, 2019) Australia’s social housing policy needs stronger leadership and an investment overhaulThe Conversation. 

Kellie Bousfield (June 20, 2019) NSW budget: giving schools extra money only if they meet ‘outcomes’ can hamper teaching standardsThe Conversation. 

Nicholas Hookway (June 20, 2019) Business owners could do better with self-careThe Examiner. 

Eileen Clark Cooksley, Coral. (2019) Our Anzac legacyOvens and Murray Advertiser. 25 April. pp. 1, 6.

Karen Farquharson, Ramon Spaaij & Ruth Jeanes (June 14, 2019) Racial abuse is rife in junior sports – and little is being done to address itThe Conversation. 

Andrew Jakubowicz  (June 14, 2019) 6 actions Australia’s government can take right now to target online racismThe Conversation. 

Karen Dooley, Elizabeth Briant & Rebecca English (June 13, 2019) Parents say their children have tutors to fill gaps, not to charge ahead. The Conversation.

Bousfield, K. (2019). It’s clear we’re living in a parentocracy. Australian Teacher Magazine 15(4).

Christina Ho (June 12, 2019) Selective schools mainly ‘select’ advantage, so another one won’t ease Sydney’s growing painsThe Conversation.

Alan Morris & Andrea Verdasco (June 12, 2019)  ‘I really have thought this can’t go on’: loneliness looms for rising numbers of older private renters. The Conversation.

Andrew Jakubowicz & Christina Ho (June 4, 2019) Was there an ‘ethnic vote’ in the 2019 election and did it make a difference? The Conversation.



Deborah Lupton (June 5, 2019) Advice for successful academic research – now all in one place! This Sociological Life. 

Abidin, Crystal. 2019. “From YouTube to TV, and Back Again: Viral Video Child Stars and Media Flows in the Era of Social Media.” Cyborgology, 4 June 2019.

Abidin, Crystal. 2019. “Influencers vs. Creators, Journalists vs. Academics, USA vs. The World.”, 3 June 2019.

Alan Scott (June 3, 2019) Choice is Social Structures

Fabian Cannizo (June 2, 2019) Global Academia: A Late Modern Neurosis? The Social Thinker. 

Jora Borserse (June 1, 2019) An Expert Interview with Bertrand FincoeurSportSocs.

Shana Sabbe, Lieve Bradt, Ramón Spaaij & Rudi Roose (May 27, 2019) ‘We’d like to eat bread too, not grass’: Exploring the structural approaches of community sport…. SportSocs.


Dan Woodman (June 19, 2019) The 24/7 work cultureABC – Myf Warhurst.

Gavin Smith (June 7, 2019) The snake-catching sociologistThis Academic’s Life. 

Naama Blatman-Thomas (June 13, 2019) Country and Cities.

Gavin Smith (June 7, 2019) The snake-catching sociologist. The Academic’s Life

Nicholas Hookway (May 29, 2019) How does instagram foster a giving culture? ABC Hobart.

Fiona MacDonald (May 29, 2019) Breakfast Clubs a hit with Victorian schools


Yolande Strengers et al. (June 16, 2019) The Business of Energy – A Different LensMonash University. 

Petra Bueskens et al. (June 12, 2019) Identity politics and maternal feminism.


Mark Western (June 12, 2019) Institute for Social Science Research. The University of Queensland.

Deborah Lupton (June 24, 2019) Vitalities Lab Newsletter Number 3. This Sociological Life.